B2 Payment Solutions Introduces New EMV and Contactless Test Card Sets to Help Organizations Test and Demo the Interoperability of EMV Contact and Contactless Cards

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TORONTO—(Sept. 13,  2017)— B2 Payment Solutions Inc. (B2), an organization providing best-in-class products and services for the payment industry, announced today that they have introduced new test card sets into their product portfolio – including JCB Card Set, China UnionPay Card Set,  a UAT EUR Card Set; and a UAT UK Card Set.

B2’s new test card sets are ideal for training, testing and demonstrating EMV contact and contactless payment solutions.  They can also be used to perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to ensure interoperability with existing systems. The card sets are available for merchants, POS (point-of-sale) developers, value-added resellers (VARs), independent software operators (ISOs), processors and acquirers. These new cards work with the major processors. B2 cards can be white-labelled with company branding or custom cards can also be created on demand.

Features of the new test card sets include:

  • UL UAT EUR EMV Test Card Set: Developed for the European market, this test card set includes 16 cards – including contact, contactless and fallback cards.  This set includes test cards from the following payment brands: Amex, Discover, Diners, Mastercard (Credit, Debit, Maestro), Visa (Credit, Debit, VPAY, Electron); and are interoperable using a variety of issuer Country Codes, Currency Codes, Preferred Languages, and Cardholder Verification Methods.

 

  • UL UAT UK EMV Test Card Set: Developed for the United Kingdom market, this test card set includes 14 contact and contactless cards, from the following payment brands: Amex, Diners, Mastercard (Credit, Debit, Maestro, domestic cashback), Visa (Credit High Value, VPAY, Electron, Debit, domestic cashback).

“B2 continues to respond to our customers’ needs to ensure that we provide the broadest product portfolio on the market today, and we are happy to now offer our customers an expanded portfolio of test cards that now include card sets for the UK and European markets,” said Bruce Murray, president of B2. “Physical test cards are extremely helpful to all parties within the payment transaction process. It’s very important that acquirers, POS software developers and merchants test their interoperability of their systems to ensure that these payment acceptance devices work within the changing payment infrastructures before launching solutions into the market for consumer use.”

B2 also provides a range of card, POS, ATM and host test tools that will guide any stakeholder in the payment industry towards a smooth, efficient and trouble free go-live of their EMV and contactless infrastructure.   In addition, B2 is an exclusive payment test tool distributor for UL in North America.  B2 also has additional card sets available for the U.S. and Canada.  These card sets are recommended by many processors for user acceptance testing of middleware or semi-integrated solutions.